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Release Number: 16-377
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- August 8, 2016
- Contact Person:
- Public Information Office : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Peterbilt rolled onto its side on top of the Nissan, trapping and killing the Nissan driver inside his vehicle.
- August 3, 2016
- Time: 5:45 AM
Vehicle- 2014 Nissan SUV
Driver - Leslie Martinez
H/M, age 34
7728 Gardner Road,
Vehicle - 2014 Peterbilt Truck
Driver - Craig Allen (not injured)
2030 County Manor Street
On August 8, 2016 at 5:45 AM, a 2014 Nissan SUV, driven by an adult male traveled south on Sheldon Road having just received a green light at Linebaugh Avenue.
A Peterbilt fuel truck, driven by Craig Allen was traveling westbound on Linebaugh Avenue, failed to stop at the red light, and struck the front of the Nissan. The Peterbilt rolled onto its side on top of the Nissan, trapping and killing the Nissan driver inside his vehicle.
Mr. Allen submitted to a blood draw; alcohol did not play a factor in this crash. FDOT Motor Carrier Compliance was contacted and conducted a vehicle inspection.
No charges have been filed at this time pending further investigation. Next of Kin has been notified.